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Five months ago we started our long-term travel with five weeks in Japan, flying into Tokyo from Auckland, New Zealand. Admittedly, my motivation to visit Japan was low, as I didn’t know much about the country apart from what I had learned in long-ago school lessons. 1,139 more words


A day in Colombo

I recently had the opportunity to go to Sri Lanka as part of a surgical team to operate on patients in northern province of Sri Lanka. 1,340 more words


Cycling in Sukhothai

Sukhothai: August 15-16th

After a week in Chiang Mai it was starting to feel like home, meaning it was time for us to move on out and continue exploring Thailand. 591 more words


Travel Exposé: Yunnan Province (2) Simply Shangri-La (1)

This weeks issue of “Bajan,” Chinese Style sees us well on our way to exploring the beauty that is Yunnan Province. As we have learnt in last week’s issue, (Refer to Travel Exposé: Yunnan Province (1) ), Yunnan province is not only one of the most bio-diverse areas of China, but also boasts some of the regions most iconic UNESCO world heritage sites and towns. 735 more words


Sunday Special - Kyaut Sae Cave, Myanmar (Burma)

I first saw a photo of this cave on Pinterest and I thought “hey, a great place to post about for the Sunday Special”. I made note of it and came back to it now. 246 more words


Naksansa 낙산사

There was only one thing on our schedule were you could pick what you wanted to do. After breakfast we were given the option of fishing, canoing, boating, kayaking or visiting Naksansa. 388 more words


Baekdamsa 백담사

On our party bus to Yangyang we stopped by Baekdamsa, a Buddhist temple in Inje. Baekdamsa temple is open from sunrise to sunset all year round and offers temple stays. 205 more words